TacSat-4 Encapsulation Time-Lapse

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TacSat-4 Encapsulation Time-Lapse In this time-lapse video, the Naval Research Laboratory's Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) is encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle in preparation for a Sept. 27, 2011, launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Kodiak Launch Complex.